Be a Boss Session
Senior leaders share their personal career journeys and offer their perspective on professional development and the importance of diversity in leadership.
Judy Harrison, Senior Vice President of Lending Systems, Navy Federal Credit Union
Annette Grimaldi, Managing Director and Head of Life Sciences Investment Banking, BMO Capital Markets
Makeba Clay, Chief Diversity Officer, The Phillips Collection
Dr. Michael Wooten, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
Moderator: Anjelique Parnell, M'19
Make Your Mark: Entrepreneurship Spotlight
Hear from local entrepreneurs and a journalist who has covered female entrepreneurs about their personal experiences, learnings, and challenges that come with starting a business.
Clare O'Connor, Editorial Director, Bumble
Kelsey Lents, Co-Founder, Two Birds
Ron Cohen, Founder, iBrid
Ronit Avni, CEO, Connector of Dots
Moderator: Fiona Macaulay, Georgetown Entrepreneur in Residence
MBA Pivot: Switching Careers after Business School
Panelists will share insights, observations, and best practices to pivot into new roles and industries after grad school.
Ashley Clausnitzer, Project Leader, BCG
E Skepnek, Manager, Strategy M&A Services, KPMG
Elizabeth Stinson, Investment Advisor, Goldman Sachs
Raquel Pedrozo, Ernst & Young
Sara Kubon, Manager, Deloitte
Moderator: Jake Rivera, M'19
Women in Male Dominated Industries
Hear from panelists on how they have navigated and succeeded in traditionally male-dominated workplaces.
Afua Bruce, Director of Engineering, New America
Caroline Morris, Financial Advisor, Mass Mutual Capitol District
Deborah Seidner, Director, PwC
Neusa Facenda, Vice President, M&T Bank
Moderator: Dr. Allison Koester, Associate Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Career Insights: Navigating the Tech Industry
Women in tech speak to the challenges of working in a fast-paced, highly competitive industry where companies must continually innovate to stay relevant.
Betsy Morrow, Director of Product Marketing, Global Partnerships, EverFi
Krystle Moss, Senior Vice President, Citi FinTech
Maureen Coiro, Senior Product Manager, Peloton Cycle
Michelle McKelvey, Partner Manager, Facebook
Moderator: Erika Studt, Pathways Operations Manager, Amazon